Staying connected through Harvard-Westlake

Earlier this month, I had a very personal and inspiring conversation with Harvard-Westlake trustee Joni Hamilton. Upon discovering she was an alumna of Westlake school, I was immediately curious about her own experience being a black girl at Harvard-Westlake, and in my eagerness, I tracked down alumni administrator Janeice Richard to get in touch with […]

Upperclassmen see Warner Bros' 'Great Gatsby' screening

A handful of juniors and seniors attended a free screening of Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” May 17 at the Warner Bros. studio. “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald is read by both English 3 and English 3 honors classes. “For many juniors, Gatsby stands out as their favorite book of the year. When […]

Sophomore record holder sets eyes on 2016 Olympic Games in high jump

Alex Florent ’15 stares ahead at the horizontal bar mounted 5 feet and 10 inches above the ground, tuning out the noise from the other events taking place on the field before jumping over it. It was at this height during the Los Angeles County Championships meet last year that Florent jumped the highest mark […]